Press Releases For : April 1, 2008

IMAGICA Technologies and Digital Vision Integrate DVO Grain Management into IMAGER XE Film Scanner

Stockholm, Sweden and Tokyo, Japan – 1 April, 2008 – Image processing pioneer Digital Vision and entertainment technology company IMAGICA Technologies Corp. announce that IMAGICA has licensed Digital Vision’s motion-compensated DVO Grain management software and integrated it with its IMAGER XE digital film scanner. The new standalone system, GR-DV, works in conjunction with the IMAGER XE to enable the DVO Grain tool to process film frames as they are scanned, reducing the visual impact of film grain without losing image content. Facilities, studios and broadcasters working on film, television, DVD and new media projects can now save valuable time with a single-pass scan/grain reduction process. IMAGICA will distribute information about GR-DV option at NAB (April 14-17) with general release planned for June. more…

Avolites Goes The XTRA Mile

avolites-radio-1xtra-1xt221917491-150-x-100.jpgVisual designer Nick Jevons of Electric Fly Productions used an Avolites Diamond 4 for controlling lighting for the first ever Radio 1XTRA Live event staged at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.

Show visuals were played back from a Maxedia media server triggered by a Pearl Expert console run by Jake Jevons. more…

Electrosonic’s IPTV 3G to 3G Transport Series, JPEG 2000 Server and DCI-Complient Server At NAB 2008

MS9600Attendees of NAB Show 2008, the “…ONE GLOBAL EVENT for content creators, managers and distributors�, will have the opportunity to scope two brand-new Electrosonic product intros: The ES7000 IPTV Transport Products series and the MS9600 JPEG 2000 2K server. Electrosonic will be exhibiting in booth # SL14708.

Electrosonic, a top name in the audio/video manufacturing, design, installation and servicing industries, will be one of 1,600 exhibitors from across the globe presenting at this exciting annual showplace and source for the “creativity, inspiration, solutions and next-generation technologies that help breathe life into your content.â€? The NAB Show conference and expo is expected to play host to more than 110,000 attendees at the Las Vegas Convention Center this coming April 11-17. more…

Press Releases For : March 31, 2008

ProAvio USA – Next Generation SAS Storage Solutions Increase Performance for HD, 2K and Visual Effects Creation

Proavio to Announce High-performance SAS Storage Solutions for HD and DI at NAB
Next Generation SAS Storage Solutions Increase Performance for HD, 2K and Visual Effects Creation

Santa Fe Springs, CA – April 8th, 2008 – Proavio, U.S.A., a leading developer of storage systems and tools for digital media production, has announced today the release of the company’s next-generation Serial Attached SCSI storage line for uncompressed media and high-resolution post production requirements. With the growing support for PCI-Express SAS host controllers, users can now maximize the bandwidth potential of a standard desktop computer far beyond the capabilities of typical Fibre Channel-based solutions. Based on Proavio’s award-winning RAID technology, the new RS16SS SAS solution can deliver over 800MB/s in RAID-0 mode, and over 650MB/s when configured in RAID-5 protection mode. Apart from performance benefits, a dedicated SAS expansion port allows the array to grow from a sixteen disk base system up to a 64 terabyte storage solution without any degradation in performance. more…

Sorenson Media Announces Immediate Availability of Sorenson Squeeze 5

Simultaneous Multi-File Encoding Featured in Major Release of Award-Winning Video Compression Software. Sorenson Squeeze 5 Also Includes New and Improved Codecs, Filters for Enhanced Workflow and Dramatic Improvements in Sound.

SALT LAKE CITY (March 31, 2008) Sorenson Media, the worldwide leader for video compression and decoding solutions, today announced the immediate availability of Sorenson Squeeze 5, Sorenson Squeeze 5 Pro (formerly Sorenson Squeeze PowerPack), Sorenson Squeeze 5 for Flash and Sorenson Squeeze 5 for Flash Pro. This major release of Sorenson Media’s award-winning compression and encoding software offers benefits that include speed increases, superior audio and video quality, workflow enhancements and many pre-processing options. Sorenson Squeeze 5 now allows users to process multiple files simultaneously on computers with multiple cores, features new and improved codecs and filters for higher quality output and offers a new, workflow-friendly organization of presets. more…

World of Visual Computing to Converge at NVISION 08

NVIDIA today announced NVISION 08, a three-day mega-event created specifically for the millions of professionals and enthusiasts who are passionate about visual computing. NVISION 08 will bring together engineers, designers, developers, researchers, artists, enthusiasts, gamers, film makers, business professionals, and consumers from every field of the visual computing universe. The event will be held August 25-27, 2008 in San Jose, California, in the heart of Silicon Valley, and will serve as a gathering point to share, learn, and create for this important industry which is redefining all aspects of computing. more…

Imagica’s Primatte 4 Licensed by Red Giant Software

New Plug-ins Provide Support For Primatte in Final Cut Pro, After Effects, Motion and Avid Systems

IMAGICA Technologies Corp. announced today that the company’s renowned chromakey technology Primatte® has been licensed by Red Giant Software for the development of Primatte Keyer Pro 4, a set of plug-ins that provide support for Primatte within Adobe After Effects and Avid systems and, for the first time, in Apple’s Final Cut Pro and Motion.
“We’re extremely pleased that Red Giant Software is developing plug-ins that extend Primatte technology to Final Cut Pro and Motion users,â€? commented Scott Gross, Primatte Product Manager, IMAGICA Technologies Corp. “Primatte is the industry’s premier chromakey solution, and this new release makes it available to even more users.â€? more…


RF Central RFX-PHT-II HD Upgradeable Portable TransmitterLas Vegas, NV, March 31, 2008 – RF Central, a leading provider of digital microwave technology, is introducing its RFX-PHT-II HD upgradeable portable 2 GHz digital transmitter at NAB 2008 (Booths C3007 and C6622). Utilizing RF Central’s signature RFX-CMT-II camera-mounted transmitter, the PHT-II is designed to turn any “news carâ€? into a “live broadcast carâ€? and transform any “run and shootâ€? vehicle into a “run and transmitâ€? vehicle. more…

Stun Creative Produces Web Comedy Series “The Writers Room”

writers-room-best-logo-dmn_small.JPGLos Angeles, CA, April 1, 2008 – Stun Creative, a multi-award winning advertising agency and production company based in Los Angeles, has entered into the realm of original content with “The Writers Room,â€? a 10-part web-series (each episode runs 6-minutes) that is available on C-Spot, a new, multi-platform comedy channel distributed by Sony Pictures Television. The series is available on (,) YouTube (,) AOL Video, Hulu and Verizon Wireless’ V Cast Video service. Stun Creative co-presidents Mark Feldstein and Brad Roth jointly made the announcement. more…


popsoundterrace_30tv_nocb1132c.jpgAgency creatives at TBWA/Chiat/Day tapped the talents of POP Sound Mixer Stephen Dickson to complete the final mix for a four-spot Infiniti EX campaign. Introducing the all-new personal luxury crossover from Infiniti, and all of its extraordinary attributes, the commercials began airing nationwide last month.

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